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GTA ONLINE FOR SALE ADS Use this forum to "discuss" GTAs that are advertised for sale online at various used car sites.... eBay, AutoTrader, etc.

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Old 1 Week Ago   #1
JonBlake
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Here's one locally to me.....but....

Well I found one sort of locally to where I am. Only problem is, I really want a GTA, not a GTA that looks like a transformer. How much would you say it would cost to change this one from a transformer back to a full-on GTA?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1988-Pontia...5aG2l-&vxp=mtr
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

Oh boy.

Is the original wiring intact? For the headlamps, parking lamps, fog lamps? If so, it might just be a fascia and paint...not too bad. The left the interior alone.
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

Jon,
I know you've been searching for a while, but do yourself a favor and pass on this one. For $5600 you can find nicer GTAs. I think you'll be disappointed you didn't wait for a better GTA if you purchase this...Just my opinion.
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

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Jon,
I know you've been searching for a while, but do yourself a favor and pass on this one. For $5600 you can find nicer GTAs. I think you'll be disappointed you didn't wait for a better GTA if you purchase this...Just my opinion.
Is it that bad? I know the front cover is a mess, but I was hoping that wouldn't cost too much to change back. Do you see anything else that's wrong with this one that I am unaware of?

Thanks for the advice. I greatly appreciate it.
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

It's hard to tell without actually looking the car over in person how 'professional' the conversion was done...

Plus it has the wrong hood.

Flame red paint is darn expensive. If paint work is needed, you might want to factor that into your overall cost.

IF all the original parts were included, ie, hood and fascia, then it might work out ok.

IMO, you'd be better to wait, but only you know your situation and desires/budget. I've saw a lot of GTAs with same mileage, and in pristine condition sell for not much more than the now $5800 bid...

Best of luck!
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

Interesting. Looks like the original facia fiberglass modded into a pseudo Knight Rider.
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Re: Here's one locally to me.....but....

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Jon,
I know you've been searching for a while, but do yourself a favor and pass on this one. For $5600 you can find nicer GTAs. I think you'll be disappointed you didn't wait for a better GTA if you purchase this...Just my opinion.
you can find nicer with 36K miles for 5300? where? if those are real miles this would be worth the extra $$$ in paint etc.
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